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1953-37


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NASCAR Grand National race number 37 of 37
Sunday, November 1, 1953 at Lakewood Speedway, Atlanta, GA
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:24:58
Average Speed: 63.18 mph
Pole Speed: 73.58 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 9,000
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1953 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1953 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
6 58   Johnny Patterson H.B. Ranier'53 Hudson 150 0
7 13   Pop McGinnis Irving Frye'52 Hudson 125 0
8 82   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'52 Hudson 100 0
9 25   Bob Welborn J.O. Goode'51 Plymouth 75 0
10     Ewell Weddle Ewell Weddle'50 Plymouth 50 0
11 51   Gober Sosebee Cherokee Garage   (Gober Sosebee)'53 Oldsmobile 25 0
12     C.H. Dingler C.H. Dingler'50 Plymouth 25 0
13     Ed Massey  '51 Studebaker 25 0
14 92   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'53 Hudson 25 52
15     Ralph Dutton  '53 Dodge 25 0
17     Chuck Housley  '53 Oldsmobile 25 0
18     Tommy Thompson Ernest Woods'53 Oldsmobile 25 0
21     Ray Erickson  '52 Hudson 25 0
22 2   Bill Blair Bill Blair'53 Oldsmobile 25 0
24     Charlie Causey Charlie Causey'50 Oldsmobile 25 0
23     Don Vershure  '53 Hudson3325crash0
26 110   Lou Faver G.A. Faver'51 Kaiser1225crash0
16 41   Curtis Turner Eanes Motor Co.   (John Eanes)'53 Oldsmobile 25overheating0
20 191   Tim Flock Ted Chester'53 Hudson5025overheating1
25     Harold Nash  '52 Oldsmobile 25piston0
1 87   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile1001,000running22
2 14   Fonty Flock Frank Christian'53 Hudson 700running25
3 42   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'53 Dodge 450running0
4 80   Jim Paschal Big Bear Market   (George Hutchens)'53 Dodge 350running0
5 22   Jimmie Lewallen R.G. Shelton'53 Oldsmobile 200running0
19 81   Roscoe Thompson  '51 Studebaker 25rear end0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tim Flock111
  Fonty Flock22625
  Herb Thomas277852
  Buck Baker7910022